Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 7-9 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, community fish
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 7.0 - 7.8
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate
Asia: Amur region.
Egglayer, females lay their eggs inside freshwater mussels.
Omnivorous, accepts most standard fish foods.
Hardy and peaceful coldwaterfish, suitable to keep with Goldfish. The Bitterling's breeding habits are very unusual (it lays its eggs inside freshwater mussels, nicely protected until the fry hatch and emerge from the mussel.)
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